Italy – Court thinks Friday is not a nice name

I talked about strange names and disputes in naming a child decently.

fridayIn another recent news an Italian court has ruled that a couple could not name their son “Friday” and ordered that he instead be called Gregory after the saint whose feast day he was born on.

Well, I don’t think Friday is such a bad name. Or at least it is much better than “4real” or “@”. The child’s mother was quoted as saying: “My son was born Friday, baptised Friday, will call himself Friday, we will call him Friday but when he gets older he will have to sign his name Gregory”. (Read more)

2 thoughts on “Italy – Court thinks Friday is not a nice name

  1. I wonder how can people choose such strange names for their children! Don’t they guess that a strange and funny name can affect a child’s life – peers will laugh at him/her and he/she will have lots of complexes. I think, the court was right. And the name Gregory seems me to be much better than silly Friday.

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